Daily News from Poets & Writers

2013 VIDA Count Released; Amtrak Launches Residency Program; and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.24.14

Wikipedia will be published as a volume of books; an investment firm has offered to buy 51 percent of Barnes & Noble; Lorrie Moore profiled in the Millions; and other news.

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Barnes & Noble Discontinues Nook Simple Touch, the Case of the Disappearing Text, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.21.14

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks feminism with Elle; Bill Gates's reading list; Jhumpa Lahiri remembers Mavis Gallant; and other news.

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James Patterson To Give $1 Million to Independent Bookstores, AWP Open to the Public, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.20.14

Haruki Murakami's next novel will be published in the U.S. in August; Chinese dissident author Yu Jie is having trouble finding a publisher; Electric Literature's 2014 Great Indie Press Preview; and other news.

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Grapes of Wrath Book Club, Bret Easton Ellis Teams Up With Kanye, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.19.14

Ukrainian author Yuri Andrukhovych calls the EU to action; The New York Times and the Guardian remember Mavis Gallant; Harper Lee settles lawsuit; and other news.

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Mavis Gallant Has Died, Lewis Carroll's Feelings on Fame, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

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Online Only, posted 2.18.14

Short story writer Mavis Gallant has died at age 91; the annual AWP Conference in Seattle will not be open to the public this year; Toni Morrison turns eighty-three; and other news.

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Poet Jill McDonough Responds to Trey Gowdy, Literary Valentines, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

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Online Only, posted 2.14.14

David Gaughran reports the Bookseller will no longer do business with Author Solutions; author Chuck Wendig takes a close look at self-publishing; Juliet Mushens shines a light on the typical day of an agent; and other news.

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